Recap: Grind for Life at Bradenton

Posted by Chaz Miley on Monday, October 3, 2016

Another stop in the Grind for Life series wraps up at Bradenton. Chaz has the snaps and HiDefJoe has the video coming soon. Thanks again to everyone for the support stop after stop. And to all of you experiencing it for the first time, we hope your impression at your first skateboarding contest is a good one. Please send us any and all suggestions for improvement. We take them seriously and consider every single one. Email help@theboardr.com.

The #BoardrBus on site and ready to go at 6am.
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Our boy Jake has been hurt but he's getting back at it.
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Sign ups at the #BoardrBus. We've been informed that the check-in process is long sometimes. We'll have a new plan to speed it up for online pre-registered skaters. Stay tuned.
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Amelia Allen and Mike Rogers ready for a good day.
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Cops showed up to help out.
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Josiah Jones board slides as seen from the judges booth.
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The young bucks giving the judges what they want.
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Noah Pollard, front board.
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Myles Gentry, board slide.
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6 year old Violet Boulter skating her first contest.
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Grace Marhoefer board sliding into 1st place.
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Malique Simpson, smith grind.
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The Grind For Life tent was busy all day. Thanks for backing what Mike Rogers is doing.
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There was a monkey at the Contest today.
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Noah Nagaro, Myles Gentry, and Nash Barfield took home the top 3 spots for the Street 9 and Under Division.
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Alex Loftus, Noah Pollard, and Brandon Delgado took home the top 3 spots for the Street 10 to 12 Division.
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Malique Simpson, Chris Coelho, and Joseph Laperriere took home the top 3 spots for the Street 13 to 15 Division.
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Grace Marhoefer, Hailey Seitz, and Erin Wolfkiel took home the top 3 spots for the Street Girls Division.
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Adrian Davis, feeble grind.
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Jacob Quasney bringing back the Muska flip.
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Ethan Trinh, crook in the all white kit.
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Heavy squad over at the Marinela tent.
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Jeff Wolcott, feeble 180.
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Someone had chickens at the Contest? Farm animals at GFL needs to be a tradition.
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John Party Time with the board slide.
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Jake holding it down.
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Garrett Coleman with a nice rock to fakie.
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Mike Rogers, front rock.
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Jordi Zapata, lip slide.
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Adrian Davis, Jake Mills, and Josh Mitchell took home the top 3 spots for the Street 16 to 29 Division.
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Jeff Wolcott, Omar Delgado, and Michael Wiegner took home the top 3 spots for the Street 30 and Up Division.
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Keandre Ruffin, Jordi Zapata, and Tyler Hunger took home the top 3 spots for the Street Sponsored Division.
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Gavin Liller blasting out the deep end.
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Josiah Jones getting up there.
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Nash Barfield isn't afraid to put his hands on the coping.
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Little dude was hyped on the Bowl Contest.
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Reef Orlando on that super OG Lake deck.
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Andres Vega, slob fastplant.
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Grace Marhoefer with a proper invert.
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Autumn Tusk frontside through the deep end.
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Jimmy The Greek cruising into 1st.
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Omar Delgado slashing around.
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Rodney Mead taking an upside down page out of Michael Jordan's book.
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High speed 50-50 from Jeff Anderson.
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Rob and Alvis are ready to party.
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Pedro Delfino destroyed all day.
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More Pedro destruction.
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Dante Tonella, 5-0.
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Tyson Zane, Indy tuck.
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Nash Barfield, Josiah Jones, and Gavin Liller took home the top 3 spots for the Bowl 9 and Under Division.
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Reef Orlando, Connor Lerian, and Brandon Delgado took home the top 3 spots for the Bowl 10 to 12 Division.
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Andres Vega, Corey Bolo, and Tary Valle took home the top 3 spots for the Bowl Intermediate Division.
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Grace Marhoefer, Autumn Tust, and Jordan Santana took home the top 3 spots for the Bowl Girls Division.
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Jimmy Marcus aka The Greek, Rodney Mead, and Omar Delgado took home the top 3 spots for the Bowl Masters Division.
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Mike Rogers, Tab Textor, and Jeff Anderson took home the top 3 spots for the Bowl Grand Masters Division.
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Pedro Delfino, Jake Yanko, and Killian Horne took home the top 3 spots for the Bowl Sponsored Division.
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Pedro took home the MoveiTickets.com Clip of the Day.
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That's it for Bradenton! Hope everyone was as stoked as Pedro at the end of the day.
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